Glendale High School (Glendale, Arizona)

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Glendale High School
G-Glendale High School Auditorium-1939.jpg
Historic Glendale High School Auditorium
Motto: Education, Excellence, Opportunity
6216 W. Glendale Avenue
Glendale, Arizona
United States
Coordinates 33°32′24″N 112°11′37″W / 33.539867°N 112.193729°W / 33.539867; -112.193729Coordinates: 33°32′24″N 112°11′37″W / 33.539867°N 112.193729°W / 33.539867; -112.193729
Type Public high school
Established 1911
School district Glendale Union High School District
Principal Kevin Cashatt
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,673 (October 1, 2012)[1]
Color(s) Crimson, white, and gold
Athletics Football, cross country, golf, swimming, badminton, volleyball, Cardinal Spirit Line, basketball, soccer, wrestling, track, baseball, softball, tennis
Mascot Cardinals

Glendale High School is located in Glendale, Arizona and is part of the Glendale Union High School District. It was founded in 1911 and is the oldest high school in Arizona which still remains on its original site, having established itself at Glendale and Grand Avenues in the fall of 1912.[2]

The high school's auditorium is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Arizona.

Feeder patterns[edit]

Schools operated by the Glendale Elementary School District feed into Glendale High School.

Elementary schools that feed into Glendale include:

  • Smith Elementary School (K-8)
  • Desert Garden Elementary School (K-3)

Middle schools include:

  • Challenger Middle School (4-8)
  • Don Mensendick Middle School (4-8)
  • Landmark Middle School (6-8)

K-8 schools include:

  • Glendale American School
  • Imes School
  • Horizon School
  • Sine School
  • Sunset Vista
  • Desert Spirit

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ AIA 2012 enrollment figures
  2. ^ "Which high school holds title of state's oldest." Arizona Republic 25 September 2011: B3.